Facebook Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:FB)

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For analyzing any company like Facebook from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Facebook profits one has to check the income statement and for Facebook debt one has to check the balance sheet. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Facebook cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Facebook compared to various industry peers like GOOGL stock and GOOG stock. The cash from operating activities for Facebook is $9.76BĀ for 2016-Q3, which saw an increase of 57.87% from previous quarter. View details of Facebook cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2
Facebook Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.73B1.14B552M1.95B1.4B916M457M1.24B810M521M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-185M50M226M784M688M258M254M-262M-49M149M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.27B1.43B695M2.18B1.56B1.18B477M1.54B874M523M
Facebook Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.22B-2.13B-1.13B-2.52B-1.83B-1.05B-502M-1.83B-1.31B-832M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-81M-20M-1M-313M-309M-282M-257M-4.98B-754M-19M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-6.54B-4.57B-576M-6.7B-4.65B-2.12B-2.11B1.24B2.89B-1.44B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities82M74M33M102M77M44M23M-350M-115M-3M
Facebook Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-------18M7M2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-312M-312M-312M-119M-107M-84M-47M-243M-199M-150M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities1.42B967M496M1.7B1.14B797M418M1.8B1.36B880M
Facebook Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash31M12M58M-155M-99M-77M-123M-123M-71M-3M
Facebook Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.32B3.32B2.38B1.51B1.79B-297M---
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.04B5.11B6.46B4.91B4.31B5.12B3.42B4.32B9B4.38B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • Facebook has cash of $6.04B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Facebook stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $9.76B for Facebook in the latest quarter. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Facebook used $3.12B cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Facebook and its owners and creditors and was $1.11B for 2016-Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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